Georgia Southern University’s new 151,000-square-foot Biological Sciences Building was recently awarded LEED Gold certification by the U.S. Green Building Council (USGBC) and verified by the Green Building Certification Institute (GBCI).
After three years of research, experts at the University of North Texas (UNT) believe they have found a plant-based material that is cost-efficient to manufacture and capable of significantly reducing energy consumption.
ARCOM, a provider of building specification tools, and GreenWizard, a company that helps track green-building progress, are combining their resources to help architects identify products and materials that will fulfill green-building goals.
A company in Texas proves manufacturing facilities can be environmentally friendly.
The headquarters for HID Global in Austin, which offers corporate identification badges and security products, is the only manufacturing facility in the state of Texas to be awarded LEED Platinum for Commercial Interiors.
The Green Mountain Energy Sun Club donated this week $100,000 to help the Houston Food Bank, the largest food bank in the nation, generate solar power for its 308,000-square-foot warehouse and distribution center.
Architects for The Towers at Young Harris College (YHC) in Young Harris, Ga., have made strides to help their contemporary design become LEED-certified using proven green strategies and products while also incorporating a progressive housing concept.